2020 Cost of Insider Threats: Global Report

According to the study, the average global cost of ​Insider Threats​ rose by ​31% in two years​ to $11.45 million​, and the frequency of incidents spiked by ​47%​ in the same time period.

This report outlines in detail the primary cost centers for Insider Threats, as well as the industries, company sizes, and regions most affected by insider threats. Here are some of the highlights:

  • The​ highest overall cost center​ for organisations is containment, at an average of $211,533 per company annually.
  • The​ fastest-growing cost center ​is investigations, costing organisations a whopping 86% more than they did only three years ago.
  • The ​longer an incident lingers, the costlier it gets​. The average incident takes 77 days to contain. Incidents that took more than 90 days to contain cost organizations an average of $13.71 million on an annualised basis.

Download the ​2020 Ponemon Institute Cost of Insider Threats ​report today.